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TOOLING 2019 conference & exhibition

Date2019-05-12 - 2019-05-16
OrganiserSteel Institute VDEh
WebsiteExternal Website


The 11th TOOLING 2019 conference & exhibition will take place from 12 - 16 May 2019 in Aachen, Germany.

“Communication along the supply chain in the tooling industry” will be the motto of this event which will give the great opportunity for a technical exchange between end-users of tools on the one hand and manufacturers and further processors of tool steels on the other hand. The basis of the ongoing progress in the field of TOOLING is given by the scientific community from university that supports industry by application oriented research which will be presented at this conference next to contributions from industry.

Main Topics 

  • Tools in applications
  • Properties of tools and tool steel
  • Steel design and development
  • Manufacturing of tool steels and tools using conventional and additive technologies (AM)
  • Processing of tools including machining, heat treatment and surface conditioning
  • TestingSimulation and modelling

Companies will additionally get the opportunity to present themselves by being a sponsor or exhibitor at TOOLING 2019.

Selected papers will be invited for publication in a Special Issue of steel research international (

Conference Chairman:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christoph Broeckmann,
Institute for Materials Applications in Mechanical Engineering, RWTH Aachen University


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